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Glen Ellyn Public Library Serves Up Summer Meals for Hungry Kids

Susan DeRonne and Maria Dapkus serve prepackaged meals to children. By: Glen Ellyn Public Library

Every weekday at noon during the summer, the first-floor meeting rooms at the Glen Ellyn Public Library turn into a café of sorts. That’s where the Summer Meals program provides free boxed lunches for anyone 18 and under, helping to ensure that children who rely on the free or reduced-price lunch programs during the school

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Jungle Book Ball Will Help Library Achieve Goals, Complete Renovation

Glen Ellyn Public Library Foundation Logo By: Glen Ellyn Public Library

The Jungle Book Ball is coming, November 4! The second floor of the library will be transformed into a lavish venue befitting a formal event. Rent your tux, get your ball gown ready and purchase tickets now, while early bird prices are still in effect. Early release tickets are available through Friday, September 8 for

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Glen Ellyn Public Library To Offer Next Chapter Book Club

By: Glen Ellyn Public Library

The Glen Ellyn Public Library believes it is important to embrace and create spaces for people of all abilities. Toward that effort, the library recently joined the Next Chapter Book Club Affiliate Network and will soon be launching a local club for the community. Next Chapter Book Club is a community-based book club for individuals with

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Friends of the Library Donate $33,000 to Glen Ellyn Public Library

Picture of the Friends of the Library Board. By: Glen Ellyn Public Library

Those used book sales down in the basement of the Glen Ellyn Public Library do more than recycle classics and great literary finds. They generate funds that come back to the Library and make it better, thanks to the Friends of the Library. “I don’t think people realize how much the Friends do for us,”

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  • Healthy Eating the Mediterranean Way
    When: Thursday, July 27, 2017 7:00 PM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at Meeting Rooms A&B

    The Mediterranean Diet is medically proven to help reach and maintain a healthy weight and improve cholesterol numbers when followed consistently. Laura Barr, Nutrition & Wellness Educator, deconstructs this ancient way of eating and reveals the associated health benefits.
  • Job Hunting Best Practices
    When: Tuesday, August 01, 2017 9:30 AM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at Meeting Rooms A&B

    Are there tricks to using job search websites? Learn basic job searching best practices to help increase your chances of landing the work you want.
  • The Strategic Resume
    When: Wednesday, August 02, 2017 7:00 PM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at Meeting Rooms A&B

    Need to clean up your resume to make it stand out from the rest? Good resumes help land job interviews. Learn from the People's Resource Center what employers look for in a resume and how to tailor yours to a specific job.
  • The Strategic Resume
    When: Thursday, August 03, 2017 9:30 AM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at Meeting Rooms A&B

    Need to clean up your resume to make it stand out from the rest? Good resumes help land job interviews. Learn from the People's Resource Center what employers look for in a resume and how to tailor yours to a specific job.
  • 3D Printing Open Lab
    When: Thursday, August 03, 2017 7:00 PM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at Computer Lab

    Learn about 3D printing at this all-ages open lab and then work to create your own project. Use of 3D software is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Projects will be available for pick up at a later date.
  • Understanding Fake News
    When: Thursday, August 10, 2017 7:00 PM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at Meeting Rooms A&B

    Fiction and nonfiction are not just library sections. People constantly get bombarded with unreliable information from untrustworthy sources. So how do you know what's real and what's fake? Learn to weed through the noise and evaluate sources for authenticity at this timely program.